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Department of Microbiology

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  • Dr. Reeta Goel
  • Head,
  • Department of Microbiology,
  • College of Basic Sciences And Humanities

  • Contacts
  • Phone: +91-5944-233341
  • E-mail: rg55[at]rediffmail[dot]com

About Us

The universal recognition of microbes in daily life and more so in agriculture, led to the establishment of the Department in 1960. Master’s and Ph.D. programmes were amongst the first P.G. programmes to be initiated in the University.

The present emphasis of research in the Department is on cold shock proteins and microbial inoculants and molecular microbial ecology.

The Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India has established a center of Research on Bacteria and Archaea with five sub-centers in the country under the All India Coordinated project on Taxonomy(AICOPTAX). The Department of Science & Technolgy has recognised the department under the DST-FIST sponsored in Biotechnology (ICSB) in the country and operates a research programme on Wheat Rhizobacteria in asssociation with the university of Neuchatel, Switzerland.

The department has also developed a Database of Microbial Bioresources.

Mission:

  • Human resource training in Microbiology to develop manpower for socio economic development

  • Mandate:

  • To explore culturable and unculturable microbial wealth and its biopotentiality for conservation, cataloguing and sustainable development.
  • Degrees Offered

  • M.Sc. (Microbiology)
  • Ph.D. (Microbiology)

  • Courses Offered

    Course Code Course Name Credit
    Under-Graduate
    BBM-300 Introductory Microbiology 3(2-0-1)
    Post-Graduate
    BBM-500 General Microbiology 3(3-0-0)
    BBM-506 Microbial Physiology & Metabolism 2(2-0-0)
    BBM-507 Microbial Biotechnology 3(3-0-0)
    BBM-510 Microbiological Techniques 2(0-0-3)
    BBM-600 Master’s Seminar 1
    BBM-601 Special Problem 1-2
    BBM-610 Applications of Microbial Methods 2(0-0-2)
    BBM-640 Industrial Microbiology 2(2-0-0)
    BBM-645 Microbial Genetics 2(2-0-1)
    BBM-651 Yeast 2(1-0-1)
    BBM-690 Master’s Thesis Research  20
    BBM-710 Research Techniques in Microbiology 2(0-0-2)
    BBM-721 Current topics in Soil Microbiology 2(2-0-0)
    BBM-725 Microbial Diversity & Taxonomy 3(3-0-0)
    BBM-730 Advanced Microbial Physiology 2(2-0-0)
    BBM-740 Microbial Enzyme Technology 2(2-0-0)
    BBM-788 Doctoral Seminar I 1
    BBM-789 Doctoral Seminar II 1
    BBM-790 Ph.D. Thesis/Research 45

    Functional laboratories in the department

  • Microbial genomics Lab
  • Fermentation Lab
  • Rhizosphere biology Lab
  • Bioinoculants Lab
  • Molecular biology lab
  • Chromatography Lab
  • DNA Sequencer Cell
  • DNA Fingerprinting Lab
  • P.G. Teaching Lab
  • U.G. Teaching Lab

  • Equipments

    Gradient PCR, Gel documentation system, DGGE system, Water Purification System, Low Temp. Cabinet(-800C), UV/VIS Spectrophotometer, Streozoom Microscope with protomicrography attachment, Fluroscent microscope, Refrigerated High Speed Centrifuges 4, Ultrasonicator, Ion- chromatography System, Low temp incubator shakers, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, Computers-six(HP 6100) Server(High Configuration,Xeon based-IBM), Printers, Scanners, RT-PCR, Incubator Shaker, DNA sequencer.

    FACULTY NAME


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor & Head

    • QUALIFICATION

      M. Sc., Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Molecular Microbiology

    • EMAIL

      rg55[at]rediffmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      +91-5944-233341


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D. (Microbiology)

    • SPECIALISATION

      Bio-inoculants (Plant-microbe-interaction), Biofuel (cellulosic ethanol)

    • EMAIL

      lakshmi_tewari[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in lakshmitewari[at]gbpuat[dot]ac[dot]in

    • CONTACT NO.

      05944-233410


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Pesticide Biodegradation, Nutrient Management, Bioinocula

    • EMAIL

      anitasharma14[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

    • CONTACT NO.

      9456553256


    • DESIGNATION

      Senior Research Officer

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Microbial Taxonomy, Development of Quarantine standards for fresh and processed foods

    • EMAIL

      manvikasahgal[at]rediffmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9412451409


    • DESIGNATION

      Associate Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D., NET

    • SPECIALISATION

      Rhizosphere Microbiology

    • EMAIL

      ajaygbpuat[at]gmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9719019798

    Student Name ID. No. Advisor Name Topic
    M.Sc.
    Ms. Jyoti Rajwar 49352 Dr. Reeta Goel Comparative phosphate solublizing potential of Pseudomonas jesenii MP1 and Acinetobacter spp. ST02 against Cicer arietinum
    Ms. Puja Kumari 49508 Dr. Reeta Goel Microbial population dynamics under organic and conventional mode of crop production
    Ms. Pranjali Singh 50965 Dr. Reeta Goel Comparative study of microbial population dynamics under organic and conventional cropping system
    Ph.D.
    Ms. Supriya Tomer 45533 Dr. Reeta Goel Characterization of Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms form Garhwal Himalayan Region and Their Field Implications
    Mr. Saurabh Kumar 44246 Dr. Reeta Goel Isolation & Charactaerization of Nitrogen fixing bacterial communities from Garhwal Himalayan regions
    Ms. Divya Joshi 45486 Dr. Reeta Goel Characterization of cold induced proteins in western Himalayan diazotrohs
    Mr. Prasenjit Debbarma 49624 Dr. Reeta Goel Biodegradation studies of electronic waste (e-waste) using indigenously developed bacterial consortia



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